A 33-year-old Dubai-based lady has sought the registration of an FIR in opposition to Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale, accusing him of raping her underneath the pretext of marriage, and likewise tweeted her grievance to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.
The lady additionally accused Shewale of psychological exploitation and filed a grievance in opposition to him in Mumbai’s Saki Naka Police station.
In her grievance, the lady alleged that Mumbai police had not registered an FIR in opposition to Shewale on account of his political clout and connections.
She has additionally written an open letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde demanding justice from the federal government.
“I’m begging you for justice. If Saki Naka police doesn’t take my FIR, I cannot be left with any choice however to finish my life,” the lady said within the letter.
In response to the grievance, Shewale established bodily relations with the lady after telling her that his relations together with his spouse had been strained and promised to marry her after divorcing his spouse.
“The MP used to ask me for dinner on the MP Home in Delhi at any time when I used to return from Dubai. In October 2021, I posted a video and picture of me and Shewale on Instagram, following which he lodged an FIR in opposition to me in Sharjah and I used to be arrested. I spent 78 days in jail however I used to be acquitted later,” the complainant lady advised PTI over the telephone on Tuesday.
The lady, who’s visiting Mumbai, claimed she had lodged a grievance of rape in opposition to Shewale in April this yr at Sakinaka police station however no additional motion was taken.
The lady, who runs a textile enterprise, additionally claimed that her enterprise was destroyed and that she was allegedly defamed by the Shiv Sena MP.
Sakinaka police on July 11 registered an FIR in opposition to the lady on the fees of extortion, dishonest, and defamation on the course of a metropolitan Justice of the Peace’s court docket in Andheri. The court docket order got here on an utility filed by Shewale.
The MP had said in his grievance to the court docket that the lady approached him on the pretext of looking for monetary help for her enterprise, however finally began extorting cash by threatening to defame him. The lady was pressuring him to divorce his spouse and marry her, Shewale alleged.
Kamini Shewale, spouse of the Shiv Sena MP has additionally denied all of the allegations made by the lady. Shewale clarified that the allegations levelled in opposition to her husband had been utterly baseless. “It is a deliberate conspiracy to tarnish the political and social status of MP Rahul Shewale,” she said.
In the meantime, the MP himself has approached the Mumbai Police’s Cyber Cell, demanding an FIR in opposition to the lady for importing a video and a letter defaming him on Twitter, a police official stated.
(With inputs from PTI)
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